The Old Negro Space Program is on the 2005 Preliminary Nebula Ballot for Scripts with the notation, the eligibility of this work has been questioned and has yet to be ruled on by the rules committee. I hereby join Black. Geek. And fine with that. in hoping—no, demanding!—that it be made eligible.
Sure, SFWA has rules. But, come on, Rules Committee! Funny should trump rules.
If Ken Burns and the NASA oldtimers have seen this, they must've winced while they laughed.